The Need to Boost Capacity: Texecom Connect

The Benchmark Smart Solutions project recently took an initial look at the Texecom Connect platform which runs on Texecom’s Premier Elite control panels which are running V4 firmware or later. This means that installers and integrators have the...

Intelligent Systems: IPS – AnalyticsManager V8

Benchmark Innovation Awards 2018 Intelligent Systems Winner: IPS – AnalyticsManager V8 IPS AnalyticsManager V8 is a web-based system designed to help create a centrally managed solution which enhances the performance of IVA options for varied...

EVVA: AirKey

Advances in access control have seen an increase in the use of digital keys implemented via smartphone and mobile apps to enable authorised users to gain access to remote sites.This offers a high degree of flexibility whilst also preserving security....

DSC iotega Alarm Platform

Demand in the domestic and small commercial markets for intruder alarm systems which incorporate home automation is growing. Challenges from outside of the security industry have hastened the need for credible ‘lifestyle-type’ products, and many are...

Cybersecurity Basics

Cybersecurity is set to become an increasingly important issue for installers and integrators in 2018. End users are demanding secure systems, and they want evidence that appropriate steps are being taken. It is also vital that those designing and...


ASSA ABLOY has acquired HKC, a manufacturer of wired and wireless alarms and cloud-based monitoring solutions for both the residential and commercial markets. HKC is based in Ireland. Given the strong commercial synergies between HKC and ASSA ABLOY,...

PoE++ – the Evolution of PoE

GDPR and its potential impact on security

12 to Try: Access Control Peripherals

Milestone Systems unveils an intelligent world at MIPS 2018

Step into the future of audio

12 to Try: Video Intelligence

Smart Solutions: Courtesy Switching

12 to Try: Visitor Management

Analytics as an event trigger

Double Knock Detection

Adding Flexibility: Milestone XProtect+